Brazil’s Ephemeral Flooded Desert

August 6, 2016 ExtremeWeather 0

Little-known to the world is a stunning desert oasis of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park in Maranhão, northeastern Brazil. Endless strips of deep turquoise pools wind through sweeping white sand dunes in this 1,500-square kilometer natural […]

The 2013 El Reno Tornado

August 5, 2016 ExtremeWeather 0

The 2013 El Reno tornado was a very large and intense EF3 tornado that occurred over rural areas of Central Oklahoma during the early evening of May 31, 2013. The widest tornado in recorded history, it was […]

The Vilonia, Arkansas Tornado of 2014

August 5, 2016 ExtremeWeather 0

April 27–30, 2014 tornado outbreak – Officially rated high-end EF4, though the rating was a major source of controversy, and meteorlogist/civil engineer Timothy P. Marshall noted that the rating assigned was “lower-bound”, and also noted […]

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